Art Moments – Contemporary Visual Art Festival in MODEM


The Contemporary Visual Art Festival will be organized between 14th of August and 5th of September. Among the programmes you can find exhibitions, photo displays, film screenings and music events. The main aim of the festival is to introduce new artists and to show contemporary arts to those who rarely visit the museum.

The programmes of the festival are absolutely free.


Visual Art Programmes:

Colors Magazine Exhibition – A selection of cover pages and unforgettable images from the legendary Colors Magazine. A magazine described as a “mix of ‘National Geographic’ and ‘Life’, on acid” created by Oliviero Toscani and Tibor Kálmán. The exhibition is on view until the 25th of August in Műterem Galéria at Batthiány utca 24.

Cell (Sejt) – An exhibition of works by the Studio of Young Artists Association members. The curator of the display is Mónika Zsikla, art historian. The exhibition can be visited between 14th of August and 5th of September at the reception hall of MODEM.

In the Frame of Mona Lisa II. – Media arts exhibition by the intermedia students of the Hungarian University of Fine Arts. The exhibition can be visited between 14th and 20th of August in the Multimedia Room of MODEM.

ReButtoned – Hungarian is Fashionable! (Gombold Újra! Divat a magyar) – Selection of the finalists of the fashion design contest to prove that traditional Hungarian patterns and forms are adoptable into contemporary design concepts. The display can be visited between 14th and 20th of August in the Gallery of Kölcsey Központ.


MoreProgrammes of the Festival:

Baltazár Dezső Square:

16th of August, Thursday

8:00 p.m. The concert of Roma Hungaricum State Ensemble featuring VJ Centrum.

9:00 p.m. Art Moments Short Movies on the LED-wall:

István Gaál: Platelayers (1957)

György Mór Kárpáti: Forest (2011)

Marcell Iványi: Wind (1996)

Bálint Kenyeres: Before Dawn (2004); The History of Aviation (2008)


17th of August, Friday

8:00 p.m. Kodály Method Short Movies on the LED-wall:

Wattican Punk Ballet: Little girl

Keleti blokk: All tomorrows parties

Erik Sumo Band: I’m a semmi

Turbo: City of satellites

Volkova Sisters: Early

Akkezdet phiai feat. Amoeba: Zenebuddhizmus

Zagar: Never the same

Elefánt: Magányos

8:50 p.m. Kornél Mundruczó: Haribo-haribá (1999), Afta (2000)


Modem Inner Garden:

16th of August, Thursday

8:30 p.m. Péter Gothár: Megáll az idő – movie screening


17th of August, Friday

8:45 p.m. Barkóczi Noémi Live

9:30 p.m. Mayberian Sansküllots Live

10:30 p.m. Ferenc Török: Moszkva tér – movie screening


18th of August, Saturday

8:00 p.m. Szabolcs Hajdu: Kicsimarapagoda – movie screening

8:40 p.m. Szabolcs Hajdu: Bibliotheque Pascal – movie screening

10:30 p.m. DJ Bounce

























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